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Location Event type Impact Comments Detour route Update received Expected resolution
SH 1 Between Oakleigh and Puwera, Northland (map view) Road Hazard Road Closed
Crash

Detour in place. Follow directions of emergency services on site. Allow an extra 20min for detour.

Scheduled time:
Start: 27 May 2018 03:06

Detour via Maungakaramea Rd and Mangapai Rd 27 May 2018 05:06 Until further notice
SH 1 Intersection with Tainui Bridge Rd, Huntly, Waikato (map view) Road Hazard Delays
Traffic Signal Fault

Due to a signal fault at the SH1/Tainui Bridge intersection lights, delays may be experienced by north-bound road users. Please allow additional time for your journey.

Scheduled time:
Start: 11 May 2018 11:39

N/A 23 May 2018 09:01 Until further notice
SH 2 Wairoa to Gisborne, Hawkes Bay (map view) Road Hazard Delays
Other

Due to damage on the Tahaenui River Bridge, the road is under traffic signal control. Road users are advised to stop on request and expect delays.

Scheduled time:
Start: 21 Apr 2018 19:20

N/A 14 May 2018 10:37 Until further notice
SH 3 Mt Messenger Tunnel to Urenui, Taranaki (map view) Road Hazard Caution
Slip

The road is now open to one lane under Stop/Go traffic management with a 30km/h speed restriction in place near the Mt Messenger Tunnel. Road users are advised to take extra care and expect delays.

Scheduled time:
Start: 15 May 2018 15:00

N/A 23 May 2018 14:15 Until further notice
SH 54 Feilding to SH1 Junction, Wanganui/Manawatu (map view) Road Hazard Caution
Slip

Due to a slip, there are temporary traffic signals and a 30km/h temporary speed restriction in place near the intersection with Rangitikei Valley Road. Road users are advised to take extra care.

Scheduled time:
Start: 14 Feb 2018 08:51

N/A 22 May 2018 05:53 Until further notice
SH 3 Ashhurst to Woodville (Manawatu Gorge), Wanganui/Manawatu (map view) Area Warning Road Closed
Slip

Due to a slip the road is closed between Ashhurst and Woodville.

Scheduled time:
Start: 04 Jul 2017 17:02

Pahiatua Track or Saddle Road. 24 Apr 2018 16:59 Until further notice
SH 11 Pahia to Kawakawa - Lemon's Hill, Northland (map view) Area Warning Delays
Slip

Due to a large slip in the area, work is underway to clear the road. The road will be closed to traffic in both directions on Sunday 27th May between 8am-5pm. At all other times one lane of the highway is open with Stop / Go traffic management in place and road users are advised to expect delays. No over dimensional vehicles are permitted through the area. The road may also be closed at short notice due to weather and other factors. Please follow directions of road crews on site.

Scheduled time:
Start: 20 Apr 2018 00:00
End: 31 May 2018 23:59

Detour Northbound: Left onto SH 1, Right onto SH 10, Right onto SH 11 Detour Southbound: West on SH 11 towards SH 10, Left onto SH 10, Left onto SH 1, Right at Kawakawa to continue south on SH 1 25 May 2018 14:02 31/05/2018 23:59
SH 1 Porirua To Tawa, Wellington, Wellington (map view) Area Warning Caution
Road Works

New road lay out is now in place. Road users are advised to adhere to the lowered speed limits and take care at all times.

Scheduled time:
Start: 08 Nov 2017 12:04

N/a 17 May 2018 01:15 Until further notice
SH 58 Judgeford to Pauatahanui, Wellington (map view) Area Warning Caution
Road Works

Due to Transmission Gully road construction works there is a 50km/h speed restriction in place between Belmont Road and Paekakariki Hill Road intersections. From Sunday 27th May there will be a new road layout and a 30km/h speed restriction in place. Road users are advised to adhere to the lowered speed limit and take care at all times.

Scheduled time:
Start: 15 May 2018 14:51

N/a 21 May 2018 10:33 Until further notice
SH N/a Saddle Road, Wanganui/Manawatu (map view) Area Warning Caution
Road Works

Due to an uneven surface, the road is under a 30km/h temporary speed limit in multiple sections between Ashhurst and Woodville. Road users are advised to take extra care.

Scheduled time:
Start: 09 Mar 2018 10:36

N/A 17 May 2018 11:10 Until further notice
SH 3 Makirikiri South, Wanganui/Manawatu (map view) Area Warning Caution
Road Works

Due to works between Pukepapa Road and Neumans Line there is a 30km/hr temporary speed restriction in place. Road users are advised to take extra care and expect minor delays.

Scheduled time:
Start: 09 Mar 2018 08:46

n/a 18 May 2018 01:44 Until further notice
SH 4 Raetihi to Kakatahi, Wanganui/Manawatu (map view) Area Warning Caution
Rock falls

The road is now open to two lanes with a 30km/h speed restriction in place. Road users are advised to take extra care.

Scheduled time:
Start: 25 Feb 2018 20:15

N/a 17 May 2018 15:37 Until further notice
SH 10 Kaeo, Northland (map view) Area Warning Caution
Road Works

Due to road works in the area expect delays.

Scheduled time:
Start: 11 May 2018 07:00
End: 11 Jun 2018 18:00

N/A 11 May 2018 15:44 11/06/2018 18:00
SH 25 Thames to Manaia, Waikato (map view) Area Warning Caution
Washout

Following storm damage the Thames Coast Road is open for two way traffic. There are several worksites operating in the damage zone using stop/go or temporary traffic lights. Motorists should avoid the area or expect delays with traffic control and/or speed restrictions at all worksites.

Scheduled time:
Start: 05 Jan 2018 09:40

Consider using SH25 east from Coromandel, SH25A to Kopu as alternative. 06 Apr 2018 11:41 31/05/2018 00:00
SH 1 Puhoi, Auckland (map view) Area Warning Caution
Road Works

Due To Road Works In The Area Expect Delays. Passing Lane Closed.

Scheduled time:
Start: 10 Oct 2017 00:00
End: 24 Oct 2018 00:00

N/A 12 Jan 2018 12:00 Until further notice
SH 1 Otaika to Oakleigh, Northland (map view) Area Warning Caution
Road Works

Due to road works in the area expect stop go traffic management at night, road will be down to one lane.

Scheduled time:
Start: 25 May 2018 19:00
End: 01 Jun 2018 06:00

N/a 25 May 2018 19:00 01/06/2018 06:00
SH 30A Amohau St Extension, Rotorua Central, Bay Of Plenty (map view) Road Work Delays
Resurfacing

Asphalt resurfacing night work on SH30A between Fenton St and Hinemaru St. Postponed - New dates TBA

Scheduled time:
Start: 09 May 2018 18:30

N/A 09 May 2018 18:31 Until further notice
SH 2 Waimana, Bay Of Plenty (map view) Road Work Delays
Road Construction

Road rehabilitation work on SH2 between Waimana Valley Road and Waimana Road. Please drive with caution and expect delays.

Scheduled time:
Start: 14 Mar 2018 08:00
End: 31 May 2018 18:00

N/A 14 Mar 2018 08:01 Until further notice
SH 30 Rotoma to Rotoiti, Bay Of Plenty (map view) Road Work Delays
Services

Rotoma to Rotoiti Sewerage Scheme. Work starts 26 April for expected completion March 2019. Please drive with caution and expect delays.

Scheduled time:
Start: 26 Apr 2018 08:00
End: 31 Mar 2019 12:07

N/A 26 Apr 2018 08:01 Until further notice
SH 26 At Ruakura Road, Waikato (map view) Road Work Delays
Road Construction

30km/h speed restriction and off peak stop/go operation to construct central section of Roundabout

Scheduled time:
Start: 22 May 2018 09:00
End: 01 Jun 2018 18:00

N/A 22 May 2018 10:55 01/06/2018 18:00
SH 2 Whakamaramara, Bay Of Plenty (map view) Road Work Delays
Maintenance

Tree Trimming and Removal will take place from 7am Sunday 27th June on SH2 at Whakamaramara. Stop/Go traffic management with 30kph temporary speed limit will be in place. Please be prepared to stop and Expect Delays

Scheduled time:
Start: 27 May 2018 07:00
End: 27 May 2018 15:00

N/A 25 May 2018 13:47 27/05/2018 15:00
SH n/a Grays Road, Plimmerton, Wellington (map view) Road Work Caution
Other

This local road will be closing on Monday 28th May from 9am to 3pm. Please note SH1 and SH58 remain open.

Scheduled time:
Start: 28 May 2018 09:00
End: 28 May 2018 15:00

SH1 and SH58 25 May 2018 06:20 28/05/2018 015:00
SH 3 Te Kuiti To Eight Mile Junction, Waikato (map view) Road Work Caution
Maintenance

Due To Subsidence In The Northbound Lane, A Lane Shift Is In Place And Speed Restrictions Of 50kph Are In Effect, Drivers Are Advised To Take Extra Care And Drive With Caution In This Area

Scheduled time:
Start: 25 Sep 2017 16:48
End: 30 Sep 2018 00:30

N/a 25 Sep 2017 16:50 Until further notice
SH 23 Hamilton to Raglan, Waikato (map view) Road Work Caution
Other

Minor delays may be experienced due to water-cutting taking place on SH23 between Raglan township and Wallace Road. Stop/Go traffic control will be in place on Monday 14 May 2018 between 7am and 7pm.

Scheduled time:
Start: 14 May 2018 07:00
End: 14 May 2019 19:00

N/A 14 May 2018 07:01 Until further notice
SH 50 Waiohiki, Hawkes Bay (map view) Road Work Caution
Road Construction

Due to works starting from Monday 15 January at the intersection of Links Road and Pakowhai Road, there will be temporary speed restrictions and a revised road layout will be in place while a new roundabout is being constructed. Road users are advised to expect minor delays.

Scheduled time:
Start: 10 Jan 2018 11:46
End: 01 Aug 2018 00:00

N/A 23 Apr 2018 10:57 Until further notice
SH 1 Hamilton to Cambridge, Waikato (map view) Road Work Caution
Road Construction

Lane Closure And 70km/h Speed Restriction. This Will Be Installed Long Term Due To Ongoing Works For Hamilton Section Of The Waikato Expressway Construction.

Scheduled time:
Start: 01 Mar 2018 19:30
End: 30 Jun 2020 00:00

N/A 07 Mar 2018 07:49 30/06/2020 00:00
SH 3 Glenview, Waikato (map view) Road Work Caution
Maintenance

Minor delays may be experienced due to wire rope barrier repairs taking place on SH3/Tomin Road roundabout. Traffic management will be in place overnight from 7pm Sunday 27 to 6am Monday 28 May.

Scheduled time:
Start: 27 May 2018 19:00
End: 28 May 2018 06:00

N/A 25 May 2018 15:10 Until further notice
SH 1 Huntly, Waikato (map view) Road Work Caution
Other

Stop/Go traffic management will be in place on SH1 Huntly and Tainui Bridge Road intersection to undertake improvement works. Starting Sunday 29 April, work will take place NIGHTLY between 7pm and 6am until 15 June 2018. Expect minor delays and allow additional time for your journey during this project.

Scheduled time:
Start: 29 Apr 2018 19:00
End: 01 Jul 2018 00:00

If detour required, follow posted signage. 29 Apr 2018 19:01 Until further notice
SH 1 Te Kauwhata, Waikato (map view) Road Work Caution
Maintenance

Delays may be experienced due to pavement repairs taking place on SH1, Te Kauwhata in the Longswamp project section. Traffic management will be in place at intervals in both directions. Please allow additional time for your journey.

Scheduled time:
Start: 25 May 2018 15:12
End: 28 May 2018 06:00

N/A 25 May 2018 15:16 Until further notice
SH 1 Dome Valley, Auckland (map view) Road Work Caution
Maintenance

Due to road works in the area expect delays.

Scheduled time:
Start: 23 May 2018 07:00

N/a 23 May 2018 09:32 23/05/2018 16:00

South Island

Location Event type Impact Comments Detour route Update received Expected resolution
SH 1 Dunedin Southern Motorway, Otago (map view) Area Warning Delays
Road Works

Due to safety improvement works, road users are advised to allow an extra 10 minutes to their journey when travelling via the Dunedin Southern Motorway.

Scheduled time:
Start: 02 Apr 2018 13:34
End: 31 May 2018 18:00

N/A 12 May 2018 07:02 31/05/2018 18:00
SH N/a Route 70 - Inland Kaikoura Rd ( Waiau To Kaikoura), Canterbury (map view) Area Warning Delays
Road Works

Inland Route 70 is currently open at all times. Road users are advised to expect minor delays as there are multiple work sites along this section of road and to allow 3 hours travel time between Kaikoura and Christchurch.

Scheduled time:
Start: 28 Nov 2016 15:49

N/A 27 Apr 2018 09:24 Until further notice
SH 96 Wreys Bush to Dunearn, Southland (map view) Area Warning Caution
Other

Due to the road conditions being slippery just south of Wreys Bush, there is a temporary speed restriction of 50km/h. Road users are advised to take extra care.

Scheduled time:
Start: 05 Jan 2018 11:28

N/A 14 May 2018 13:25 Until further notice
SH 1 Ferniehurst to Peketa, Canterbury (map view) Area Warning Caution
Earthquake Damage

This road is now open, there are multiple roadwork sites through this section of road, under Stop/Go control and/or with traffic lights with speed restrictions in place. Road users are advised to expect delays and to plan ahead for their journeys. From 10pm on Monday 28th May to 6:30am on Tuesday 29th May, this section of road will be closed to allow further works to be completed. Please note these works are weather dependent and could be cancelled at short notice.

Scheduled time:
Start: 24 May 2018 17:39

During scheduled road closures, southbound traffic should use the Inland Route to Waiau and travel south on SH7 back onto SH1. Reverse for northbound. 24 May 2018 17:42 Until further notice
SH 1 Mangamaunu to Clarence, Canterbury (map view) Area Warning Caution
Earthquake Damage

This road is now open 24/7, there are multiple roadwork sites through this section of road, under Stop/Go control and/or with traffic lights with speed restrictions in place. Road users are advised to expect delays and to plan ahead for their journeys. Please note the road may close at short notice due to weather conditions.

Scheduled time:
Start: 12 Mar 2018 23:22
End: 31 Aug 2018 00:00

Please note from 10pm on Monday 28th May to 6:30am on Tuesday 29th May, SH1 south of Kaikoura will be closed. You will need to use the inland route 70 during this closure so plan accordingly allowing extra time for travel. 24 May 2018 17:44 Until further notice
SH 67 Granity to Hector, West Coast (map view) Area Warning Caution
Other

Beach debris on road due to high tide

Scheduled time:
Start: 26 May 2018 08:11

N/A 26 May 2018 08:12 Until further notice
SH 6 Wakefield to Wai-iti, Nelson/Marlborough (map view) Area Warning Caution
Road Works

Due to storm water works near the intersection with Ranzau Road, there will be traffic management in place from Thursday 17th May to Friday 8th June, between the hours of 7am to 5pm Monday to Friday. Road users are advised to take extra care.

Scheduled time:
Start: 17 May 2018 07:00
End: 08 Jun 2018 17:00

n/a 17 May 2018 07:00 08/06/2018 17:00
SH 6 Nelson, Nelson/Marlborough (map view) Area Warning Caution
Road Works

Due to works between Poynters Cresent and Maitai River Bridge from 7am and 7pm Thursday 15th February to Friday 8th June, There will be traffic management in place at all times. Please note there are temporary cycle lanes, the footpath is closed with an alternative pedestrian route. Road users are advised to take extra care and expect minor delays.

Scheduled time:
Start: 15 Feb 2018 11:54
End: 08 Jun 2018 19:00

N/a 15 Feb 2018 12:01 Until further notice
SH 60 Riwaka to Upper Takaka (Takaka Hill), Nelson/Marlborough (map view) Area Warning Caution
Slip

This road is now open to one lane under Stop/Go control and/or with traffic lights with speed restrictions in place. Road users are advised to expect delays travelling through this area.

Scheduled time:
Start: 20 Feb 2018 16:49

N/A 04 May 2018 13:24 Until further notice
SH 6 Inangahua Junction to Westport, West Coast (map view) Road Work Delays
Maintenance

Traffic control place will be in place during rock scaling. Delays of up to 20 minutes can be expected.

Scheduled time:
Start: 29 May 2018 07:00
End: 29 May 2018 17:00

N/a 25 May 2018 13:15 29/05/2018 17:00
SH 6 Inangahua Junction to Westport, West Coast (map view) Road Work Delays
Maintenance

Traffic control place will be in place during rock scaling. Delays of up to 20 minutes can be expected.

Scheduled time:
Start: 30 May 2018 07:00
End: 30 May 2018 17:00

N/a 25 May 2018 07:44 30/05/2018 17:00
SH 6 Murchison to Inangahua Junction (SH69), West Coast (map view) Road Work Delays
Maintenance

Traffic control will be in place during rock scaling work. Delays of up to 20 minutes can be expected.

Scheduled time:
Start: 31 May 2018 07:00
End: 01 Jun 2018 17:00

N/a 25 May 2018 07:46 01/06/2018 17:00
SH 60 Richmond to Motueka, Nelson/Marlborough (map view) Road Work Delays
Road Construction

Road users should expect intermittent lane closures and a lowered speed limit while the Pukeko Lane safety improvement project is completed. Expect minor delays, adhere to the lowered speed limit and take care at all times.

Scheduled time:
Start: 21 May 2018 12:33
End: 01 Jun 2018 17:00

N/a. 21 May 2018 12:33 01/06/2018 17:00
SH 1 Theodosia St/Elizabeth St Intersection, Canterbury (map view) Road Work Caution
Road Construction

Due to works starting from Monday 30 April at the intersection of Theodosia Street (State Highway 01) and Elizabeth Street in Timaru, there will be temporary speed restrictions and a revised road layout while new intersection islands are constructed. There will be no right turn out of Elizabeth St, and times where the right turn from SH01 into Elizabeth St is closed. Road users are advised to follow the signposted detour and expect minor delays.

Scheduled time:
Start: 30 Apr 2018 09:00
End: 31 May 2018 18:00

Dee Street, Grey Road onto Elizabeth Street 30 Apr 2018 13:25 31/05/2018 18:00
SH 1 Rangitata to Timaru, Canterbury (map view) Road Work Caution
Maintenance

50km/h temporary speed restrictions are in place at the Barkers Level Rail Crossing just north of Winchester due to a flushed road surface. Permenant repairs will take place during summer, but motorists are advised drive with care especially in wet or frosty conditions.

Scheduled time:
Start: 21 May 2018 14:47
End: 31 Oct 2018 17:00

N/A 21 May 2018 15:01 31/10/2018 17:00
SH 1 Rakaia to Ashburton, Canterbury (map view) Road Work Caution
Maintenance

50km/h temporary speed restrictions are in place at the Chertsey Level Rail Crossing due to a flushed road surface. Permenant repairs will take place during summer, but motorists are advised drive with care especially in wet or frosty conditions.

Scheduled time:
Start: 21 May 2018 15:05
End: 31 Oct 2018 17:00

N/A 21 May 2018 15:11 31/10/2018 17:00
SH 77 Methven to Darfield, Canterbury (map view) Road Work Caution
Bridge Repairs

Due to safety improvement works on Rakaia Gorge Bridge there will be Stop/Go traffic management with a 30km/h temporary speed restriction in place between 9am and 5pm daily until Monday 28th May. Road users are advised to take extra care and adhere to lowered speed limits.

Scheduled time:
Start: 21 May 2018 09:06
End: 30 Jun 2018 00:00

N/A 21 May 2018 09:14 Until further notice

General Warnings

Location Description
South Island There are winter driving conditions in the South Island from now until the end of September. Road users should take extra care while travelling, as ice can make the road more hazardous especially in shaded areas and on bridge decks. If you are travelling on the Lindis Pass, Arthurs Pass, Porters Pass, Lewis Pass, Haast Pass, Milford Road or Rahu Saddle, it is recommended that you carry chains as these roads are prone to snow and ice throughout this time.